Lecture situation in the Master of International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants


Graduates of the master’s programme International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants are enabled to successfully contribute to solutions to social issues in the field of social work in the context of immigrants and refugees.

Our graduates 

  • have obtained an interdisciplinary understanding of relations in flight and migration as well as their impacts on individuals.
  • are able to act sensitively within the intercultural field of action as well as to deal with pluralism and its challenges professionally.
  • are able to make decisions and to develop adequate solutions based on intercultural, legal, educational, and psychological skills.
  • have obtained distinctive skills for working with unaccompanied underage refugees.
  • are aware of national as well as international structures, actors and organizations and are able to act and network safely within this areas of action.
  • have organisational and management skills to adapt social facilities to current circumstances and challenges, take on managerial responsibilities and, likewise, introduce change management to institutions to reduce barriers for migrants in standard services.
  • are able to develop, perform and accompany the local management of voluntary work in the area of work with refugees.
  • have gained an insight into the structures and challenges of social work in different (non-European) countries.
  • have acquired foreign language skills which facilitate work with migrants and refugees on location.
  • are able to identify complex issues in the field of social work with refugees and migrants, and to critically assess these issues based on empirical and theoretical findings.
  • are able to develop research designs, as well as develop, carry out and evaluate projects.
  • have been reflecting on their professional actions and developing their individual understanding of the profession and its roles.